# Computer graphics (computer science)

**computer graphicsgraphics processingcolor graphicsremeshing3D ImageCGcolorComputer Graphics and Designcomputer graphics laboratorygeometry reconstruction**

Computer graphics is a sub-field of computer science which studies methods for digitally synthesizing and manipulating visual content.wikipedia

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### Computer science

**computer scientistcomputer sciencescomputer scientists**

Computer graphics is a sub-field of computer science which studies methods for digitally synthesizing and manipulating visual content.

Computational complexity theory is highly abstract, while computer graphics emphasizes real-world applications.

### Computer vision

**visionimage classificationImage recognition**

Toward the end of the 1990s, a significant change came about with the increased interaction between the fields of computer graphics and computer vision.

### Edwin Catmull

**Ed CatmullCatmullEdwin E. Catmull**

As a computer scientist, Catmull has contributed to many important advances in 3D computer graphics.

### Computer graphics

**graphicsCGCG artwork**

The study of computer graphics is a sub-field of computer science which studies methods for digitally synthesizing and manipulating visual content.

### Andries van Dam

**Andy van Damvan DamAndries "Andy" van Dam**

He teaches an introductory course in computer science and courses in computer graphics at Brown University.

### Computer Graphics: Principles and Practice

First published in 1982 as Fundamentals of Interactive Computer Graphics, it is widely considered a classic standard reference book on the topic of computer graphics.

### 3D computer graphics

**3D3D graphicsthree-dimensional**

Although the term often refers to the study of three-dimensional computer graphics, it also encompasses two-dimensional graphics and image processing.

### 2D computer graphics

**2Dtwo-dimensional2D graphics**

Although the term often refers to the study of three-dimensional computer graphics, it also encompasses two-dimensional graphics and image processing.

### Digital image processing

**image processingimageprocessing**

Although the term often refers to the study of three-dimensional computer graphics, it also encompasses two-dimensional graphics and image processing.

### Aesthetics

**aestheticphilosophy of artart theory**

It focuses on the mathematical and computational foundations of image generation and processing rather than purely aesthetic issues.

### Visualization (graphics)

**visualizationKnowledge visualizationvisualisation**

Computer graphics is often differentiated from the field of visualization, although the two fields have many similarities.

### Applied mathematics

**applied mathematicianappliedapplications of mathematics**

### Computational geometry

**computational geometergeometric algorithmssearch space**

### Computational topology

**Algorithmic topologycomputational homology**

### Information visualization

**visualizationinformation visualisationgraphical representation**

### Scientific visualization

**visualizationscientific visualisationvisualize**

### Special effect

**special effectsVisual effects artistspecial effects artist**

### Video game

**video gamesgamegaming**

### Visual effects

**VFXvisual effectdigital effects**

### SIGGRAPH

**International Conference on Computer Graphics and Interactive TechniquesACM SIGGRAPHSIGGRAPH 2007**

Among them are the SIGGRAPH and Eurographics conferences and the Association for Computing Machinery (ACM) Transactions on Graphics journal.

### Eurographics

**Annual Conference of the European Association for Computer Graphics Eurographics AssociationEurographics Association**

Among them are the SIGGRAPH and Eurographics conferences and the Association for Computing Machinery (ACM) Transactions on Graphics journal.

### Association for Computing Machinery

**ACMAssociation for Computing Machinery (ACM)ACM Press**

Among them are the SIGGRAPH and Eurographics conferences and the Association for Computing Machinery (ACM) Transactions on Graphics journal.

### ACM SIGGRAPH

**SIGGRAPHSteven A. Coons AwardCoons Award**

The joint Eurographics and ACM SIGGRAPH symposium series features the major venues for the more specialized sub-fields: Symposium on Geometry Processing, Symposium on Rendering, Symposium on Computer Animation, and High Performance Graphics.